Are you fascinated by the role of data in a politic context? Curious about the wider field of communication, and how it is linked to policy and policy makers? Do you want to explore emerging trends in politics, media, and current affairs?
There has never been higher demand for trained specialists with an in-depth understanding of how to work with data and evidence. In our MSc Politics, Communications and Data Analytics you’ll gain rigorous training to better understand how to use data, effectively communicate the implications of data, patterns, associations, and trends, whilst being equipped with a grounded understanding of the greater political and media contexts.
Through our course, you will learn the appropriate research methods to grasp cutting-edge international debates in media and politics, gain research skills and investigate the complex world of media, politics and data in various contexts including the Global South. You’ll cover topics including:
- Public Policy
- Media and Politics
- Social Data Science
Through our optional modules, you will be provided with the flexibility to pursue topics around your interests, including:
- Environmental politics
- United States
- Inequality in Latin America
Our Department of Government is one of the most prestigious in Europe, with an outstanding record of teaching, research and publication. We are 6th in UK for research power in politics and international studies (Times Higher Education research power measure, Research Excellence Framework 2021). You’ll benefit from an interdisciplinary approach to teaching with a global approach.